Star Wars: Squadrons controls guide

Learn the full PC, PS4, and Xbox One controls for Star Wars: Squadrons so you can become a master in the cockpit.

A skilled pilot should know all the fine workings of their ship, so it pays to study your controls in Star Wars: Squadrons. There’s a lot to learn regarding rebalancing your shields and power, so you’ll want to be able to quickly reference the inputs for each action. Our Star Wars: Squadrons controls guide for PC, PS4 and Xbox One will provide you with an easy reference for how to perform each and every action in your ship.

Star Wars: Squadrons PC controls guide

Star Wars Squadrons PC controls guide
 
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Below you’ll find all the keyboard and mouse PC controls for Star Wars: Squadrons. There’s a lot to get used to, but master them and you’ll demolish your opposition!

Action

PC controls

Throttle increase

W

Throttle decrease

S

Roll

A/D

Pitch and yaw

Mouse movements

Boost

Spacebar

Drift

Shift (while boosting)

Free look

L

Fire primary weapon

Left Click

Fire right auxiliary weapon

E / Right Click

Fire left auxiliary weapon

Q / Mouse5 (if available)

Deploy countermeasure

R / Mouse4 (if available)

Shield to front / Power to engines Mouse Wheel Up
Shield to back / Power to weapons Mouse Wheel Down

Balance shields / Reset power

Mouse Click

Cycle targets

E

Target ahead

T

Target my attacker

G

Targeting menu

5

Shields focus / Power conversion

C (hold)

Ping

H

Acknowledge ping

B

Communications menu

6

Recenter mouse

X

Chat visibility

I

Team chat

Y

Increase engines power

1

Increase weapons power

2

Increase shields power

3

Balance power

4

Open menu

Esc

Check loadout

Tab

Recenter VR view (VR only)

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Related: All fighter ships in Star Wars: Squadrons

Star Wars: Squadrons PS4 and Xbox One controls guide

Star Wars Squadrons PS4 Xbox One controls guide
 
© Electronic Arts

Below you’ll find the full PS4 and Xbox One controls for Star Wars: Squadrons. While not quite as fancy as the PC listings, you’ll still need to adjust your shields and other features as mid-battle, so get practicing!

Action

PS4 controls

Xbox One controls

Throttle/Roll

Left analog stick

Left analog stick

Pitch/Yaw

Right analog stick

Right analog stick

Next target/Target attacker (Double Tap)

X

A

Deploy countermeasures

Circle

B

Focus Shields / Convert Power

Square

X

Ping target/Acknowledge ping (double press)/Call for resupply (hold)

Triangle

Y

Left auxiliary weapon

L1

LB

Right auxiliary weapon

R1

RB

Select target ahead/Targeting menu (hold)

L2

LT

Fire primary weapon

R2

LB

Boost/Drift (hold while boosting)

L3

L3

Free look (double tap)

R3

R3

Max weapon power

D-Pad up

D-Pad up

Max shield power

D-Pad right

D-Pad right

Max engine power

D-Pad left

D-Pad left

Balance power

D-Pad down

D-Pad down

Menu

Options

Start 

Check loadout

Touchpad

Select/View button

Star Wars Squadrons Controls Guide
 
© Electronic Arts

Those were the full Star Wars: Squadrons controls for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. There’s an awful lot to keep track of, so if you forget your inputs in the middle of a fight, feel free to return here to reference the action you’re after!

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